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Singlespeed & Fixed Gear "I still feel that variable gears are only for people over forty-five. Isn't it better to triumph by the strength of your muscles than by the artifice of a derailer? We are getting soft...As for me, give me a fixed gear!"-- Henri Desgrange (31 January 1865 - 16 August 1940)

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Old 01-06-05, 10:24 AM   #1
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Old 01-06-05, 10:47 AM   #2
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My townie. Now outfitted with swept back Nitto Albatross bars.
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Old 01-06-05, 10:58 AM   #3
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I don't get it: the Townie purports to have a single-speed rear hub and an "easy-to-use twist-shifter." But what, exactly, does one use the twist-shifter for?
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I was wondering that as well....
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I don't get it: the Townie purports to have a single-speed rear hub and an "easy-to-use twist-shifter." But what, exactly, does one use the twist-shifter for?
Duh, it's linked to a small computer and speaker that makes the "VROOOM VROOOOOM" sound when you twist it. The computer is there becuase you can select different sounds. Harley Davidson, Ducatti, Honda, Vespa, etc.. ;-)
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